Containers sizes Shipping Containers 20ft 40ft

Shipping Container Dimensions Internal or External Sizes and Weights 

Shipping containers are most commonly referred to as intermodal containers (also container, freight container, ISO container, hi-cube container), it is a standardized reusable steel box, used to store and move materials and products,in the global containerized intermodal freight transport system efficiently and securely.

intermodal indicates that the container can be moved from one mode of transport to another (from Ship to rail to truck) without unloading and reloading the contents of the container.
When your overall cargo volume does not meet our full container requirements. We can still offer you a cost saving by consolidating your cargo into our regular groupage service. This means your cargo is combined with other shipping consignments headed for the same destination.
 
For air freight the alternative and lighter IATA-defined unit load device is used.
Non-container methods of transport include bulk cargo, break bulk cargo and tank cars or trucks or oil tankers used for liquid or gases.
Please use the following table to check the most frequently used container sizes.  Should you require specialised container equipment or if you have any further questions please contact us. 
 
20' GP Container DimensionsMillimetresFeet
Inside
Dimensions
Length588519'4''
Width23507'8''
Height24037'10''
Door OpeningWidth23387'8''
Height22927'6''
 KilogramsPounds
WeightMax. Gross2400052910
Tare21504740
Max. Payload2185048170
 Cube MetresCube Feet
Capacity33,1501170

 

40' GP Container DimensionsMillimetresFeet
Inside
Dimensions
Length1203339'6''
Width23507'8''
Height23947'10''
Door OpeningWidth23387'8''
Height22807'6''
 KilogramsPounds
WeightMax. Gross3048067200
Tare38008377
Max. Payload2668058823
 Cube MetresCube Feet
Capacity67,72390

 

40' GP High Cubic Container DimensionsMillimetresFeet
Inside
Dimensions
Length1202439'6''
Width23507'8''
Height26978'10''
Door OpeningWidth23407'8''
Height25978'6''
 KilogramsPounds
WeightMax. Gross3048067200
Tare40208860
Max. Payload2646058340
 Cube MetresCube Feet
Capacity76,32694